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Twenty-five years. 47,000 teachers. 37,000+ alumni. Millions of kids. That's a lot of students, and a lot of people working in and out of the classroom to expand educational opportunities in America. And everyone's got a story. Here is the place to share them.

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Clearly articulated and practiced expectations will help you address behavior issues quickly and consistently. Read our guide to creating a rules and consequences system that sticks.
Award-winning teacher Whitney Ward Birenbaum (Baltimore '05) extols the virtues of project-based learning and offers four specific criteria to determine if a certain project would be effective enough for your curriculum in the latest edition of our "Why I Teach" series.
LGBTQ Community Initiative managing director Tim'm West reflects on Pride Month and not only what TFA has done to help keep our schools safe and ensure voices are heard, but also what the initiative has planned for the road ahead.
Effectively communicating with middle school students is no easy task, but you can start by utilizing these tough-love phrases to build strong relationships with them.
The Collective announces the launch of its National Advisory Board. Meet the 20 outstanding alumni of color serving on the inaugural board and learn more about their work.
Everyone had advice on how to prepare for my first year in the classroom. Now, after finishing my first year in the classroom, I have my own words of wisdom for new teachers.
Twenty-two years after casting him in an elementary school play, Jill Levine (Greater New Orleans '92) witnessed former student Rendell Debose—now a professional actor—perform in “Memphis: The Musical.” The pair recounted his first big break.
Is professional development on your summer bucket list? You’re in luck! TeacherPop selected a few of our favorites. Check out these six, self-paced courses and sign up today.
As we celebrate Pride Month and our LGBTQ community's journey, Teach For America's Erika Karsh sees an opportunity to strengthen our schools by recognizing intersectionality with other communities who share similar realities.
An Appalachia corps member on what he's learned as a rural educator.

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